Gary L. “Soup” Bouillon, age 72, of Otwell

Gary L. “Soup” Bouillon, age 72, of Otwell, Indiana, passed away at 12:19 a.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

Gary was born in Leopold, Indiana, on October 27, 1950, to Elsworth Bouillon and Edith (Hartwick) Merkley. He married Linda Rasche on August 8, 1972, in South Carolina.

He retired as a construction foreman after 35 years of work.

He enjoyed gardening, working on his mini farm, and adored his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Linda Bouillon, Otwell, IN, two sons; Jeremy (Julie) Bouillon, Otwell, IN, Dewayne (Chanda), Bouillon, Jasper, IN, six grandchildren; Ryan Fritz, Rilyn Bouillon, Braxton Bouillon, Haley Wheat, Mandy Wheat, and Kinley Catt, three sisters; Pat Wininger, Linda Furman, and Diane Seger, and one brother; Larry Bouillon.   

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A celebration of life for Gary L. “Soup” Bouillon will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family.

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